RUMOUR: Sony working on Android based Walkman and PND?

MP3 players, Satellite Navigation systems

Reports from Japan indicate that Sony is looking at more than just mobile phone handsets in terms of utilising Google’s open source operating system, Android.

Rumours of an Android based Walkman and also a personal navigation device (PND) are true, according to an analyst speaking to Japan’s Nikkan, and should hit the market next year.

The thought of two of the biggest tech institutions teaming up may seem terrifying for some but it could be great news for consumers. With Sony already attempting to connect the user experience between its existing products, the possibilities when you throw Android into that mix could be monumental.

(via Engadget)

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